Marriage & Divorce

MELISSA JERRO-HENCKEN v. JOHN HENCKEN (access required)

Divorce — Constructive civil contempt — Right to counsel We are asked to determine whether the Circuit Court for Baltimore County erred when it held the appellant, Melissa Jerro-Hencken, in constructive civil contempt for failing to make five items of ...

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MICHAEL LEVENGOOD v. SASKIA INWOOD (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — Retirement funds The principal issue in this case is whether the Circuit Court for Montgomery County erred in granting appellee Saskia Inwood (“Wife”) a $25,000 monetary award against appellant Michael Levengood (“Husband”). Husband also challenges ...

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BILL MATTOCKS v. ANGELA MATTOCKS (access required)

Divorce — Judicial sale of marital home — Motion to vacate Following the judicial sale of the parties’ marital home, Bill Mattocks, appellant, moved for the sale to be vacated pursuant to Maryland Rule 2-535(b). Mr. Mattocks also submitted a ...

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VAN DORA WILLIAMS V. CHARLES WILLIAMS (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — Retirement benefits The parties to this appeal were divorced by judgment of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, entered on February 19, 2020.1 In her appeal, Van Dora Williams, plaintiff below, contends that the ...

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TREVOR MICHAEL DENTZ v. SUMITHRA RAGHU DENTZ (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — Dissipation of assets On remand from this Court, the Circuit Court for Baltimore County found that Trevor Dentz (“Husband”) dissipated over $100,000 in marital assets and awarded Sumithra Raghu Dentz (“Wife”) half of the dissipated ...

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MELISSA JERRO-HENCKEN v. JOHN HENCKEN (access required)

Divorce — Constructive civil contempt — Failure to deliver personal items We are asked to determine whether the Circuit Court for Baltimore County erred when it held the appellant, Melissa Jerro-Hencken, in constructive civil contempt for failing to make five ...

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YVON RESPLANDY v. IRINA CHAYKA (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — IRA Appellant Yvon Resplandy (“Husband”) appeals from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County which found that the investment growth on an individual retirement account (“IRA”) should be divided equally between him and ...

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CASEY R. GAINES v. KINDRA N. GAINES (access required)

Divorce — Marital settlement agreement — Validity of addendum Casey Gaines (“Husband”) and Kindra Gaines (“Wife”) were married in 2008 and separated in 2018. The parties attached a Marital Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) to their complaint for divorce filed in February ...

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CHRISTOPHER STANTON v. REENA EAPEN (access required)

Alimony — Indefinite alimony — Basis for revision This case is before us on appeal from an order of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County granting a petition for contempt filed by appellee, Reena Eapen (“Eapen”), against her ex-husband, Christopher ...

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DAVID THORNE v. CYNTHIA THORNE (access required)

Divorce — Marital property — Distribution David Thorne (“Husband”) and Cynthia Beuchert, formerly Cynthia Thorne, (“Wife”) were divorced and a Judgment of Absolute Divorce was entered by the Circuit Court for Charles County on August 19, 2015. As part of ...

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